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Councilmember Cindy Bass

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia's Ability To Host Major EventsAmid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.
Reassessment Plan Prompts Council ConcernsMayor Nutter's plan to reassess every single property in Philadelphia came under the microscope during a City Council hearing, with lawmakers voicing concern that longtime residents may face 'sticker shock' at year's end.